Prog Dir, Diversity Initiative

Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard


August 1, 2014

The Program Director of the Diversity Initiative will direct programs focused on increasing the participation of underrepresented minorities in cutting edge genomic science. The Diversity Initiative consists of programs for high school students, undergraduates, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting faculty. The programs are funded primarily by a grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute. As part of managing these programs, the program director will also interact with colleagues locally and nationally through conferences, campus visits and recruiting events to ensure

Broad is employing best practices in training students and mentors. The Program Director will hire, train and supervise the staff necessary to carry out the programs, implement an evaluation plan for the programs, prepare applications for funding and provide reports for funding agencies. The Program Director will also be responsible for the Diversity Initiative’s collaboration with other groups at the Broad around programs that support the career and educational aspirations of the wider Broad community.

Required: Master’s degree

Preferred: PhD in science or education
- 3 to 5 years of related experience in program development, recruiting, or education required
- Experience in diversity and outreach programs preferred.
- Flexibility to work some weeknights and weekends.
- Required to travel domestically and internationally.

Travel ranges from 10-15%. T

he Broad Institute will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.
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